Climbing Cross Mountain on Good Friday
Enjoy this short video with footage filmed by Medjugorje guide Miki Musa as he climbed Cross Mountain on Good Friday. The clips are combined with some of Our Lady’s messages pertaining to the Cross and a beautiful rendition of Ave Maria.
In the past, Good Friday has seen huge crowds of pilgrims and locals on Cross Mountain, but, this year, there were far less people due the Coronavirus pandemic. Our team wishes you a blessed and safe Easter!
“Don’t be afraid to carry the Cross. There is my Son to help you.”
– Our Lady’s Message April 5th, 1985
Fifth Station: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the Cross
An excerpt from the book The Stations of the Cross by Tomislav Ivancic
Allowing others to help you…
Nobody respected me. So many people did I cure, but even they left me, just like those who I was close to. Full of wounds and full of blood, shaken after meeting my mother, I needed loving hands to support me.
The only one who came had to be forced. I longed for help given in compassion and love. Simon had to be forced. Simon had to be forced to help me. It is a cross to find nobody willing to suffer with you in love. If you accept it, you are no longer alone in suffering because I am with you.
And something else. Have courage to allow others to help you. I did it, too, although I am omnipotent. Let others surpass you, let them take care of you, admit it that you need them.
This is a cross and you cannot avoid it. Learn to understand that it is a door to me. Don’t be astonished if all in you opposes this cross, for the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit, what is contrary to the sinful nature. Gal 5:17.
Receive your cross and follow me so you are with me.